Title The Victorian Country House Revised and Enlarged Edition.
Publisher Yale University Press 1979
Seller ID 71996
Size 8.00 x 10.25 inches. In terra cotta cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Advertisements to endpapers. 467pp. With colour plates, b/w photographs and plans. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; light indentations to back. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Originally planned for publication by Country Life Books in the English Country Houses series, the dates 1840-90 being chosen to follow on from Hussey's Late Georgian volume, and allowing for a concluding 1890-1940 volume. Extended introduction, detailed accounts of 29 significant houses, catalogue listings of other houses, biographical notes on architects. For this new edition, the author has substantially revised the text and written two new chapters.
Mark Girouard, Victorian Country House, Revised, Enlarged Edition, 1840-90, biographical notes, architects, photographs Architecture dustwrapper History Social History Illustrated Books